WE SAVED OBASANJO FROM BEING IMPEACHED – GOWON

Olaleye Aluko A former Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon, said on Saturday he and another ex-Head of State, Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar, were among key figures who stopped former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s impeachment by the National Assembly in 2007. Gowon said Obasanjo was able to complete his tenure because he and other prominent Nigerians convinced then-Speaker, House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, and then-Senate President, Pius Anyim, to let peace reign. Gowon said these at the Maj Gen Emmanuel Abisoye Foundation lecture at the University of Abuja tagged, ‘Nation Building or…

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